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Faience cylinder beads; five pairs and lot of three beads found stuck together, beads apparently set in plaster on mummy case; blue, red, yellow. Illustration: Yes


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Jewelry & adornment-Beads
  • Findspot
    Pit G 6028 F, chamber, sand in coffin
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Length: average: 2.65 cm Diameter: average: .25 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 25.2897
  • Date of Register Entry
  • Remarks
    About two hundred (200) faience cylinder beads accessioned as MFA 25.2897.
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 6028

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 3

Full Bibliography

  • Brovarski, Edward. "Old Kingdom Beaded Collars." In Jacke Phillips with Lanny Bell, Bruce B. Williams, James Hoch and Ronald J. Leprohon (eds.) Ancient Egypt, the Aegean, and the Near East. Studies in Honour of Martha Rhoads Bell, Volume 1. San Antonio: Van Siclen Books, 1997, p. 157, note 121.